Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University’s (Bath Spa) main campus is located in Newton Park and Sion Hill, Bath, United Kingdom. Bath Spa also has a campus located in the market town of Corsham. Bath Spa offers a wide range of bachelor’s degree programs across its 4 academic schools, namely: Bath Business School; Bath School of Art and Design; College of Liberal Arts; and the Institute for Education.
  • Average Tuition GBP 11,600
  • Acceptance Rate 89%
  • Students 7,210
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 20,600
  • Campus Setting Rural

School Description

Bath Spa University (Bath Spa) is home to over 5,000 students. Students can choose from a wide range of bachelor’s degree programs, including Early Childhood Studies, Education Studies, Art, Global Citizenship, and Sociology. The Bath Spa campus provides students with a wide range of facilities. These include art studios, an amphitheater, a sports ground, gym, libraries, recording studios, and rehearsal rooms, among others. Moreover, Bath Spa gives students access to support services for mental and medical health, mentoring, career guidance, and managing finances. The Careers Service supports students with work placements and arranges career fairs, among other services. At Bath Spa, the Student’s Union offers students over 70 clubs and societies, along with events, trips and volunteering opportunities throughout the year. Bath Spa also provides students with the opportunity to study abroad through their Study Abroad Program. Students at Bath Spa are offered a range of on and off-campus accommodation options.
  • 01Bath Spa is ranked 103rd in the 2019 University League Tables for UK universities.
  • 02In 2017, Bath Spa received a silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for high-quality teaching and learning.
  • 03In the 2018 National Student Survey (NSS), Bath Spa received a 90% student satisfaction rate.

Bachelor Programs

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Acting

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Biology

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Business and Management: Tourism Management

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Hospitality Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of hospitality law, international tourism management, hospitality accounting, events management, housekeeping operations, revenue management, and organizational behavior.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Commercial Music

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    The course explores the diverse sector of community music in non-formal settings including community singing, the justice system, early years, the disadvantaged and those with special educational needs. You'll develop a sense of where community music sits in relation to professional music leading, teaching and music therapy.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Contemporary Art Practice

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of the historical development of art as a social and intellectual phenomenon, the analysis of works of art, and art conservation. You’ll study context and theory within practice-based modules, supported by lectures and seminars that will introduce you to contemporary art practice theory.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Creative Computing

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computing Research. The program offers courses that focus on the study of scientific computing and its application; scientific visualization; multi-scale analysis; grid generation; data analysis, applied mathematics and numerical algorithms; high performance parallel computing; and numerical modeling and simulation.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Creative Media Practices

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Media Studies. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that combine the study of communications, technology, sociology, history and journalism.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Creative Music Technology

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Creative Writing

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Composition. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of writing in effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Criminology

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Dance

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Dance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of dance as a cultural phenomenon; dance techniques and choreography; history of dance; and dance production.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Digital Animation

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical skills of Animation. The program offers courses that focus on graphic design; digital animation; motion graphics; 3D visualization; game and interactive media design; music and sound design; video production; web design; and photography.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Digital Communication

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    Develop your knowledge of the media and creative industries, through this Media Communications course. You’ll develop in-depth knowledge of the theories, debates and professional practices that underpin the study of media. The course offers you the opportunity to develop your research skills, alongside your ability to critically analyse local, national and global media production. 

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Drama

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Early Years Education

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infant and preschool aged children with special learning needs or disabilities.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Education (International)

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Education Studies

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services. 

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    English Literature

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples. You’ll study a broad and diverse range of intellectually stimulating modules. You’ll benefit from the fact that English modules reflect our tutors’ areas of research specialism.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Environmental Studies

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Fashion Design

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    There is an emphasis on ideas, creativity, and developing your own personal design philosophy underpinned with strong pattern cutting and product development skills. We aim to take the fear out of the ‘technical’ side of fashion by combining the ‘technical’ and ‘design’ into one creative endeavour. We look for highly motivated students with a strong creative focus and a clear determination to enter the highly competitive world of fashion.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Film and Screen Studies

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Film Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical analysis of film; and the principles of filmmaking and film production.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Film Television and Digital Production

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Film Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical analysis of film; and the principles of filmmaking and film production.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Fine Art

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This studio-centred course offers you the opportunity to explore the disciplines of painting, sculpture, performance, installation, printmaking, and lens-based and digital media. The Fine Art course is characterized by a profound synergy between academic and technical teaching and learning. You'll work towards an independent, critical and reflective practice, supported through tutorials, workshops, lectures, study trips and, in the first year, weekly contact with your personal tutor.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Food with Nutrition

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Food Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, and the process and production of high quality and nutritious foods.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Furniture and Product Design

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Industrial Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of applied mathematics; physical sciences; social sciences; engineering analysis; systems design; computer applications; and evaluation methodology.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Geography

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    Studying Geography at Bath Spa University, you’ll learn geographical concepts, theories and knowledge, while gaining skills that can improve your career prospects. Geography graduates are valued by employers for this unique combination

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Global Development and Sustainability

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program enables students to successfully manage development projects, proactively shape a business environment, and analyze variables that contribute to challenges and innovation. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design and construction; historic preservation; landscape architecture; urban planning and design; business; real estate; zoning laws; public policy; and engineering.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Graphic Communication

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Graphic Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artistic and computer-based techniques; printmaking; concepts sketching; technical drawing; color theory; imaging; studio technique; still and life modeling; multimedia applications; and commercial art business operations.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    History

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    We offer you the opportunity to study a wide range of sources, periods and themes. Our teaching offers local, national and international perspectives, broad surveys, and in-depth study. You can study history as a single honour degree, or in combination with subjects such as English Literature, Philosophy and Ethics, Geography or Heritage.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    History of Art and Design

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of the historical development of art as a social and intellectual phenomenon, the analysis of works of art, and art conservation. Includes instruction in the theory of art, art history research methods, connoisseurship, the preservation and conservation of works of art, and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes. We’ll help you to build a strong understanding of the historical and theoretical context to art and design. As the course progresses, you’ll be able to specialise in an area that interests you, with an emphasis on developing you as an independent, skilled researcher and worker in the field.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Human Nutrition

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nutrition Science. The program offers courses that focus on food science, microbiology, dietetics, nutrition, and clinical nutritional care.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Human Resource Management

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the proper management and strategic approach required to recruit, train, develop and sustain employees in an organization.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    International Business

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Jazz

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    The focus of the course is to prepare you as an improvising musician for a career in the jazz music industry. This is achieved by delivering a dynamic and practical curriculum tailored to your individual strengths and interests.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Journalism and Publishing

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the fundamentals of Journalism. The program offers courses that focus on news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Management

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt to a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace. Whatever your aspirations, our Business and Management course will give you a good grounding in the theory and practice of modern business. Along the way, you’ll develop the core skills you need to excel in all kinds of businesses and start to build a clear picture of exactly where those skills could take you.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Marketing

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Media Communications

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Media Production. The program offers courses that focus on the study of computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; the design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; digital media; documentary-making; film-making; and TV production.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Music

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    Through the course, you’ll study practical areas (such as classical music or jazz performance an instrument or voice and composition) and academic content (such as musicology relating to music styles and genres from medieval through to pop, jazz and contemporary world music).

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Photography

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Photography. The program offers courses that focus on the fundamental technologies and techniques in digital and analogue photography through a mix of practical workshops, lectures and independent projects.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Psychology

    GBP 13,009 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Religions, Philosophies and Ethics

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Sociology

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Textile Design

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Theater Production

    GBP 13,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Youth and Community Studies

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

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  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 103
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 175
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 103

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 60
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00

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    Bath Spa offers a range of scholarships to international students, including country-specific scholarships.

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          • Testimony
            2011-2014, BA

            Highly recommend undergraduate study at this institution. My English Literature course was intellectually stimulating and deals with challenging concepts and ideas. The teaching is different to what you expect from University; lecturers and tutors personally care about every students success and wellbeing.

          • Testimony
            2001-2003, MSc Healthcare Practive

            The course was cleverly designed and the tutors very expereinced and extremely supportive. i completed the course over 2 years an whilst working full time, I could not have achieved this without the support I received from the university team; they were fabulous!

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            2009-2010, IEM MSc Core Module

            Clear and specific course materials made distance learning very straightforward and effective.